South Carolina

South Carolina is bordered to the north by North Carolina; to the south and west by Georgia, located across the Savannah River; and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. Originally part of the Province of Carolina, the Province of South Carolina was the first of the 13 colonies that declared independence from the British Crown during the American Revolution.

The Blue Ridge Region, as part of the southern Appalachian chain has been a popular destination for outdoor activities. This area has some of the best canoeing, kayaking, boating, fishing and white water rafting in the many lakes and rivers. Or maybe just quiet picnics while taking in the scenery of South Carolina’s high country is for you.

 Myrtle Beach – The Grand Strand

With 60 miles of coastline, Myrtle Beach's Grand Strand consists of a string of small communities that stretches from Little River on the North Carolina border to Georgetown. The area offers beautiful sandy beaches for swimming, sunbathing; with waters full of fish for pier or deep sea fishing and waves for surfing. The Intercoastal Waterway meanders through Myrtle Beach and offers even more opportunities for a day on the water.  

Myrtle Beach is considered the number one golf destination in the United States, but those who have visited the 'Grand Strand' know that is also a premier vacation destination for couples, families and groups. Everyone can find something to keep themselves occupied. Between daytime activities and nighttime entertainment, calabash seafood restaurants and good ‘Ole Southern BBQ you can easily find your need to come back often.

There is no better way to be introduced to Myrtle Beach than through Little River. As you enter South Carolina from North Carolina, this small village greets you with bright skies, beautiful flowers that bloom all year, sparkling ocean and majestic oak trees. Shops, restaurants, golf courses and retirement communities have sprung up in the last ten years, but Little River has managed to maintain a less hectic pace than the rest of Myrtle Beach. 

Little River's biggest event is the annual Blue Crab Festival. Held in May on the weekend after Mother's Day, many visitors return for the fresh crab and other seafood, art shows, arts and crafts of all descriptions, face painting for the children, boat rides, and live entertainment. 

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Charleston

Ranked annually among the nation's most visited cities, Charleston SC is full of historic charm. With hundreds of luxury hotels at affordable costs, many catering to groups, come see the magic for yourself as this historic city takes you back to a simpler time. You can easily think that you are in a different century.

No matter what your interests are, Charleston caters to each and every individual. Whether it be the South Carolina Aquarium on Charleston Harbor, the Boone Hall Plantation or the charming Old City Market, the attractions are endless, as is the beautiful scenery.

Steeped in history and charm, the Charleston City Market is a popular destination for all who visit. Open 364 days per year, the Market is an exciting place for tourists and local Charleston residents alike. Strolling through the Markets’ four blocks of open-air buildings, you will encounter a wide assortment of vendors selling high quality products including paintings, pottery, Charleston's famous sweetgrass baskets, casual and fine dining and more.

Many local restaurants suit an eclectic mix of palates, anywhere from gourmet foods and some of the best seafood and classic Low Country dishes. The dining scene is sprinkled with award-winning chefs, mouth-watering menus and unique dining experiences that have helped make Charleston one of the up and coming culinary destinations in the United States.

Historic Downtown Charleston is the mecca of this historic city, housing various art galleries, boutiques, museums and historic sites for the whole family to enjoy.

So you’re ready for a visit to Charleston. Perfect. Now start packing.


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